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We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.
How We Protect Your Plants For Transit
All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped
Upon Receipt Of Your Plants
Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.
|Ships November through April|
Smooth Hydrangea is a flowering plant with giant white flowers and is drought-tolerant.
It grows into a shrub-like structure that requires low maintenance. This plant is scientifically known as Hydrangea arborescens, is sometimes identified as the sheep flower plant due to the flowers it produces, cluster-like.
Some aspects favor the blossoming of Smooth Hydrangea. These factors include the choice of hardy planting zones, sun or shade needed, budding season and color, heights at maturity, soil texture required, and many more. Below is an elaboration of the aspects mentioned to get a clearer perception.
Hardy Planting Zone
Hydrangea arborescens can survive in harsh winters and extreme cold.
This deciduous plant blossoms in planting zones 3-9.
Experts recommend that gardeners should incorporate moisture to the plants, especially during hot summers.
Blooming Season and Color
Smooth Hydrangea undergoes budding during the early summer and fall seasons. Flowering happens during May, June, and July, and later in June, it develops into fruiting. The conspicuous circular blossoms start with a lime-green color, transforming into a magnificent creamy-white color and, after that, change to a brown-tanned shade in the fall season. The greenery broad oval-shaped, dark green leaves gradually turn to a yellowish hue in the fall.
The plant naturally grows to an established height of 3.0 to 6.0 feet and 4 to 6 feet wide.
It is advisable to prune during late winter or early spring to boost massive growth. The more you prune, the bulkier the flowerheads become.
Hydrangea arborescens prefers soil with a Ph of 5 (acidic) or 7(neutral) and should not be completely dry. This plant blossoms best in any soil with an excellent drainage system and acidic soil. The type of soil preferred is loam, any fertile soil, and the sour kind.
Sun or Shade
Smooth Hydrangea is flexible to adapt to light surroundings. It can blossom in full sunlight or speckled shade. While under direct sunlight, farmers should provide moisture.